Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Radiation Levels


  • SAR LEVELS
    Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400

  • STORAGE
    16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM

  • RAM
    16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM

  • DISPLAY
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.1 inches (~432 ppi pixel density)

  • CAMERA
    Primary 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality

  • CPU
    OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active - SAR Levels

FCC SAR Levels

  • FCC Approval Date This is the date the phone SAR test was completed before the phone's release to the public as required by law.
    23 May 2014
  • US SAR Ratings USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg
    USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg - FCC SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level SAR test when held against your head when only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    0.92
  • Body SAR Level SAR test when held against your body only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.48
  • Product Specific Use SAR test when held against your body only using the phone as a hotspot. Cellular and other transmitter are NOT active
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Transmission The highest possible SAR recorded with ALL transmitters active, Cellular, WiFi, and Hotspot
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Head The highest possible SAR test when held against your HEAD with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Body The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    N/A
  • Hotspot SAR The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY using the phone as a hotspot with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    N/A

SAR AT&T Model

  • Carrier Variant
    SAR Levels for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Model Variant Number
    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • FCC Approval Date
    23 May 2014
  • FCC ID
  • FCC Report Link
  • US SAR Ratings
    For any AT&T smartphone to be sold in the USA - SAR levels must not exceed 1.6 W/kg - FCC Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for the Samsung AT&T model Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue. It is a well known FACT SAR testing was not designed for protecting women or children from potentially very harmful microwave radiation exposure. Also SAR Test do not take into consideration health effects below thermal levels
  • Head SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Body SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Product Specific Use
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Transmission
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Head SAR
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Body SAR
    measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Hotspot SAR
    measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)

SAR Verizon Model

  • Carrier Variant
    SAR Levels for Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Model Variant Number
    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • FCC Approval Date
    23 May 2014
  • FCC ID
  • FCC Report Link
  • US SAR Ratings
    For any Verizon smartphone to be sold in the USA - SAR levels must not exceed 1.6 W/kg - FCC Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for the Samsung Verizon model Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue. It is a well known FACT SAR testing was not designed for protecting women or children from potentially very harmful microwave radiation exposure. Also SAR Test do not take into consideration health effects below thermal levels
  • Head SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Body SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Product Specific Use
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Transmission
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Head SAR
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Body SAR
    N/A
  • Hotspot SAR
    N/A

SAR Sprint Model

  • Carrier Variant
    SAR Levels for Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Model Variant Number
    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • FCC Approval Date
    23 May 2014
  • FCC ID
  • FCC Report Link
  • US SAR Ratings
    For any Sprint Smartphones to be sold in the USA - SAR levels (RF Radiation) must not exceed 1.6 W/kg - FCC Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for the Samsung Sprint model Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue. It is a well known FACT SAR testing was not designed for protecting women or children from potentially very harmful microwave radiation exposure. Also SAR Test do not take into consideration health effects below thermal levels
  • Head SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Body SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Product Specific Use
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Transmission
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Head SAR
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Body SAR
    N/A
  • Hotspot SAR
    N/A

SAR T-Mobile Model

  • Carrier Variant
    SAR Levels for TMobile Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Model Variant Number
    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • FCC Approval Date
    23 May 2014
  • FCC ID
  • FCC Report Link
  • US SAR Ratings
    For any TMobile cell phones to be sold in the USA - SAR levels (RFR Radiation) must not exceed 1.6 W/kg - FCC Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for the Samsung TMobile model Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue. It is a well known FACT SAR testing was not designed for protecting women or children from potentially very harmful microwave radiation exposure. Also SAR Test do not take into consideration health effects below thermal levels
  • Head SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Body SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Product Specific Use
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Transmission
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Head SAR
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Body SAR
    N/A
  • Hotspot SAR
    N/A

SAR Vodafone Model

  • Carrier Variant
    SAR Levels for Vodafone Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Model Variant Number
    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • FCC Approval Date
    23 May 2014
  • FCC ID
  • FCC Report Link
  • US SAR Ratings
    For any Vodafone cellphones to be sold in the USA - SAR levels (RFR Radiation Exposure) must not exceed 1.6 W/kg - FCC Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for the Samsung Vodafone model Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue. It is a well known FACT SAR testing was not designed for protecting women or children from potentially very harmful microwave radiation exposure. Also SAR Test do not take into consideration health effects below thermal levels
  • Head SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Body SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Product Specific Use
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Transmission
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Head SAR
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Body SAR
    N/A
  • Hotspot SAR
    N/A

SAR U.S. Cellular

  • Carrier Variant
    SAR Levels for U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Model Variant Number
    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • FCC Approval Date
    23 May 2014
  • FCC ID
  • FCC Report Link
  • US SAR Ratings
    For any U.S. Cellular Smartphone to be sold in the USA - SAR levels must not exceed 1.6 W/kg - FCC Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for the Samsung U.S. Cellular model Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue. It is a well known FACT SAR testing was not designed for protecting women or children from potentially very harmful microwave radiation exposure. Also SAR Test do not take into consideration health effects below thermal levels
  • Head SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Body SAR Level
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Product Specific Use
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Transmission
    mesured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg)
  • Simultaneous Head SAR
    N/A
  • Simultaneous Body SAR
    N/A
  • Hotspot SAR
    N/A

EU SAR Level

  • EU SAR Ratings
    European Legal Limit is 2.0 W/kg - EU SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over TEN grams of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level
    N/A
  • Body SAR Level
    N/A

Also known as Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870A

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all versions
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – AT&T, Bell
4G bands LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 – AT&T
  LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 29) – Bell
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Class 33
EDGE Class 33
Launch Announced 2014, May
Status Available. Released 2014, May
Body Dimensions 145.3 x 73.4 x 8.9 mm (5.72 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
Weight 170.1 g (6.00 oz)
SIM Micro-SIM
  – IP67 certified – dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
– MIL-STD-810G certified – salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.1 inches (~432 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  – TouchWiz UI
Platform OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM
Camera Primary 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, Aqua mode
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, check quality
Secondary 2 MP, 1080p@30fps
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, apt-X
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
Features Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– HDMI port
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Battery   Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 480 h
Talk time Up to 29 h
Misc Colors Camo Green, Titanium Grey, Ruby Red
SAR US 0.92 W/kg (head)     1.48 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.67 W/kg (head)     0.45 W/kg (body)    
Price group
Tests Performance Basemark OS II: 1035 / Basemark X: 12111
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 73dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 76dB
Audio quality Noise -96.1dB / Crosstalk -96.5dB
Battery life

Endurance rating 70h

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